Category Archives: Small Business

Are You Posting On Multiple Social Media Platforms? SiggPay May Be For You

It’s called SiggPay and it’s being rolled out in March, 2018. The founder behind this social media marketing strategy is Brian Fuller of Trumbull, Connecticut. His idea is to pay you, for your posts on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. All of this is centered around helping small businesses in the state. Fuller says a several day Read more…

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Social Venture Partners Connecticut Is Helping Non-profits Soar

Have you heard of Social Venture Partners Connecticut? They’re a group of people in the state who are part of a global network of folks who dole out money from the private sector and expertise to nonprofits to keep them going in the right direction. SVP Connecticut is also working on helping the state college system, lending Read more…

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Connecticut’s 2017 Small Business Person Of The Year ~ Jovial Foods

Carla Bartolucci is small in stature but huge in the organic and gluten-free worlds. She is Connecticut’s Small Business Person of 2017. She and her Italian-born husband’s business is called Jovial Foods, it’s based in Stonington. Her drive to succeed is spurred by loved ones she and her husband lost, and their eldest daughter, who Read more…

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Repurpose Bowties

Everything old is new again,that’s the idea behind the business that 22-year old Paul Hunter has built. He’s a junior at Regis University in Denver. His company is called “Repurpose Bowties.” He takes discarded pieces of clothing and gives it new life as a bow tie. People started noticing a bow tie he had made from the remnants of Read more…

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The “Go To” Resource for Women Owned Businesses In Connecticut

Women’s Business Development Council in Connecticut, is a non-profit celebrating 20-years of helping women-owned business owners get on their feet and stay successful. Women starting small businesses in the state far outweighs men doing the same thing. Fran Pastore founded the Women’s Business Development Council, and over the 2-decades has helped nearly 20-thousand women, guiding them Read more…

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What’s Going On In Hartford? Go To weHartford.com

Two young women who founded a digital marketing company called Lumi Agency and located it in Hartford thought it would be a great idea to boost the city with its own website, so they developed  weHartford. While Cara Stellato and Melissa Melonson continue to build their agency, they’re busy trying to draw attention to the Capital City Read more…

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Connecticut’s Mobile Pub

  This is not your parent’s Shasta trailer. The two owners of “The Mobile Pub” are Marco Marcelo and Thomas Keane. A year and a half ago they decided to deck out a 1962, 14-foot Shasta caravan with a full bar including Connecticut craft beers and haul it around the state for weddings and other Read more…

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Mystic Supply Company

Another small business has arrived in Connecticut, this one was established just a month and a half ago, (June 2017) on the shoreline. It’s the Mystic Supply Company where American-made is king. Tomas Gates and Amma Pozzi are giving home-grown small businesses a place to be displayed and sold.  Amma’s portrait and wedding photography business is also housed Read more…

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Create Your Own Showstopping Sand And Snow Castles

A New Milford, Connecticut man got an idea to build a better sand castle and he’s turning that into a business. The lightbulb went off when Kevin Lane was on a vacation with his family in at Laguna Beach, California and “Create A Castle”  was born. Lane has fashioned plastic casings and other items and put Read more…

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Hannah Perry’s “Giggling Pig” Is Growing By Leaps And Bounds

On NYBERG we talk to a woman from across the pond who is turning her passion for children and art into quite a business. Her love for children was shaped in part by working as a nanny for a royal family in Switzerland. Hannah Perry, wrote and illustrated a children’s book in 2005, called “Picnics and Puddles, Read more…

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